Liverpool are set to return to Dublin this Summer as they take on Napoli at the Aviva Stadium in a pre-season friendly.

The match will see Liverpool return to Dublin for the second successive season, after taking on Athletic Bilbao in Ireland last year.

The Reds will take on Napoli on the 4th August at the Aviva Stadium, as they begin their preparations for next season’s campaign.

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Napoli have been doing well in the league so far, and are locked in a close title fight with Juventus for the Italian league crown.

A late Kalidou Koulibaly goal gave the Neapolitan side a vital victory over Juve last weekend, keeping Napoli’s title hopes alive. Juventus still have a tough away games against Inter Milan and Liverpool’s Champions League Semi-Final opponents Roma to come.

Liverpool ambassador and club legend Ian Rush announced the news today.

Rush said, via Liverpoolfc.com:

As a club, we have tremendous support in Ireland, so it’s always a pleasure to come to Dublin and play in front of our Irish fans.

There’s certain to be a fantastic atmosphere in the Aviva Stadium when LFC and our Italian opponents arrive in August, and we thank the Football Association of Ireland for their support in hosting the game.

This Summer will see packed crowds again inside the Aviva Stadium, as Liverpool’s Irish support come to watch their heroes in action.